Buemi: another GP2 prodigy fit for F1?

Sebastien Buemi will become the eighth GP2 driver to enter Formula 1 when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso in the Australian Grand Prix next month. His form in GP2 doesn’t seem as strong as the likes of Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton or Timo Glock’s were. He is the only driver to graduate from […]

2009 F1 testing: February 18th (update: pictures added)

Ferrari, Toyota and BMW head into their penultimate day of testing at Bahrain. There wasn’t much to choose between them yesterday, with the trio covered by just 0.4s. Felipe Massa takes over from Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari today. Meanwhile back in Europe the remaining teams seem to have dropped their plans to test at Barcelona […]

F1 links: Indy 2005 “Not the best race”

US Grand Prix 2005 – tripping down memory lane “It was not the best race I?ve ever seen.” Overpaid Button the hero for Honda’s F1 workforce “Curiously, however, it looks as though the Englishman’s three-year contract with Honda may be playing a part in keeping his 700 colleagues at the team’s Northamptonshire headquarters in employment, […]

Will Honda’s team race in 2009? (Poll)

In December we did a poll on whether The Team Formerly Known as Honda would participate in the 2009 F1 championship. Half of F1 Fanatic readers thought they would, but two months later are we more or less confident about the fate of F1’s tenth team?

“Motor Sport” circulation up 12.6%

“Motor Sport” claims its circulation has gone up by 12.6%. At a time when print media in general is in decline, and motor sport magazines are no exception, this is impressive. I count myself as a regular reader now, having recently swapped my “F1 Racing” subscription for a “Motor Sport” one. I liked the changes […]

HD channel to show F1 in Australia

Australians are to get a new dedicated sports channel that could show Formula 1 in HD. ONE, a new channel launched by Network Ten, promises “live and extended coverage of the Formula 1 ING Australian Grand Prix over the launch weekend with more than 22 hours of action across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.” Few other […]

Name Singapore’s turns and win F1 tickets

The Singapore Grand Prix organisers are asking fans to come up with names for three of the corners on the Marina Bay circuit. The circuit’s website says: Readers are invited to send in their suggestions from now until February 28 to win attractive prizes. Three lucky winners will each receive a three-day 2009 FORMULA 1?? […]

2009 F1 tracks compared

After looking at the 2009 F1 cars from various angles many people have remarked on how different many of the designs are. But if we take a look at the circuits alongside one another it seems F1 tracks are becoming increasingly similar.

2009 F1 testing: February 17th (Updated: pictures added)


Ferrari, BMW and Toyota continue testing at Bahrain today and we’ll be following their progress below.

F1 links: Playing catch-up

After the server problems of the past few days I’ve got a backlog of links to get through. Here’s today’s bumper crop: Williams Without KERS For First Six Races “Looks like we?ll have to wait for the flying ninja wheels of death.” What?s with the Williams-bashing? “I?ve seen a fair bit of negativity around Williams […]

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